Operations Manager

Rockledge, Florida
Manufacturing & Production (Production Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
US$ 70,000 - US$ 100,000 per year
Ref. Number
Sheila Poland, Spherion
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Job Description

Summary of Position: Oversee manufacturing operations and support activities in order to meet business objectives. Accountable for all aspects of production operations and production program performance by leading initiatives and management of the plant operations to meet or exceed all Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The requirements listed below are
representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, where applicable:
A. Overall expectations for the position: Ensure that objectives are attained in an effective manner that is consistent with quality requirements. Delegate authority to key managers and supervisors in production and safety. Manage all functions involved and direct and coordinate operations for the efficiency of the plant.
B. Specific responsibilities for maximum results and to avoid typical obstacles:

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

a.-Manage all production programs and operations to achieve on-time and on budget performance. This shall include diligent attention to and pervasive pursuit of continuous improvement programs.
b.-Have a strong working knowledge of the composite processes used by the company as well as an overall understanding of key program requirements.
c.-Ensure full and pervasive compliance to 5S as well as maintaining a ubiquitous focus on safety. Both of these requirements should result in frequent training and other means to raise the level of importance within the operations.
d.-Remain in compliance with production operations aerospace quality certifications and standards (ISO-9001, AS9100, etc), as well as all health, safety and environmental regulations.
e.-Manage personnel performance to job requirements with accurate and meaningful job descriptions that properly define company expectations and KPIs, and prepare employee performance evaluations.
f.-Report to management on a monthly basis, and perform real-time tracking and performance to KPIs; including being proactive to execute corrective actions to correct any deficiencies as required.
g.-Champion the development and use of an approved ERP system.
h.-Control direct and indirect costs to achieve company budget goals, including developing and managing production department budgets.
i.-Work with the facilities department to ensure implementation of a comprehensive preventative maintenance program for all equipment.


10+ years

Qualifications: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, where applicable:
A)-Minimum education: BS degree in an Engineering discipline. Industrial Engineering preferred.
B)-Years of relevant past experience required: 10 - 15 years.
C)-Other past experience required:
D)-Special skills:
a.-Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
b.-Excellent customer service skills.
c.-Ability to work independently and to manage time effectively.
d.-Ability to exhibit poise, composure and confidence when confronting stressful or high-pressure situations.
e.-Ability to motivate employees to attain peak performance by establishing an employee recognition program.
f.-Competent use of MS Office software.
g.-Able to quickly ascertain a situation and be decisive in solving it, such as identifying defects in the production line
h.-Lead by example through honesty, integrity and respect for others.
i.-Lean Manufacturing and/or Six Sigma certification is a plus.

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